Tsunami Strikes Multiple Coasts in Japan: Rough Seas, 20 Tremors Recorded in an Hour and a Half

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By Sourav

Local media claims that a tsunami situation has already been created in several cities in Japan. The sea swelled. A minimum of 20 earthquakes were recorded within an hour and a half.

On Monday, Japan experienced a tsunami that hit several remote areas on the occasion of the epicenter. Local media called coastal leader of tsunami sightings, along with ocean swells. It has issued a warning, indicating that waves may similarly appear as high as five meters. 

A strong earthquake hit the west coast of Japan on Monday. The magnitude of the tremor was 7.5 on the Richter scale. Witnesses claimed to have felt the tremors for at least 30 seconds. After that, the Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning on the northwest coast of the country. In view of the situation in Japan, the administration of that country has issued a tsunami warning in some parts of the east coast of Russia. Tsunami warnings have been issued in the cities of Vladivostok and Nakhodka, news agency Reuters reported. The process of evacuating residents from Russia’s Sakhalin Island has already begun. 

As a result of the tsunami in Japan, South Korea’s weather bureau has also issued a warning that tsunami conditions may develop on the east coast of the country.

Several houses collapsed in Japan’s Ishikawa prefecture due to the intensity of the earthquake. That area was at the epicenter. Electricity poles were uprooted in the city. As a result, the electricity connection is disrupted. Tremors were also felt in the capital, Tokyo. In several videos spread on social media, houses and railway stations are shaking during the tremors. Although LATEST TALE Online did not verify the authenticity of that video. 

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida warned the countrymen and ordered a series of precautionary measures. According to his statement, accurate information about tsunami should be conveyed to the people from time to time. Residents should be evacuated from coastal areas as quickly as possible. Necessary steps should be taken to prevent damage. The Japanese government will give priority to saving people’s lives.

The extent of damage caused by the tsunami and earthquake in Japan is not yet known for sure. 

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